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National Constitution Center

525 Arch Street Independence Mall
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, PA
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(215) 409-6653

About Us

National Constitution Center is a modern museum and wedding venue in the heart of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. For couples that love historic elements with a hip twist, the elegant wedding venue is a dream come true. Its airy and luxurious space is complemented by the backdrop of Independence Mall. At National Constitution Center, expect a venue that is as timeless as your special day.

Facilities and Capacity
The museum wedding venue has indoor and uncovered outdoor facilities. The Grand Hall Lobby has 12,000 square feet of open space, complete with scenic views. The Grand Hall Overlook has a 60-foot ceiling and enormous windows, offering even more views of the surrounding historic landmarks. It is connected to the Rooftop Terrace, an elegant and relaxed outdoor event space. On the main floor, Delegates’ Cafe has 6,000 square feet and floor-to-ceiling windows for airy reception celebrations. Couples are welcome to host up to 500 guests.

Services Offered
The experienced staff is ready to provide unparalleled service to you on your special day. Their range of offerings include:

  • All-inclusive packages
  • Setup
  • Cleanup
  • Event planning
  • Event rentals
  • In-house bar
  • In-house catering
  • Lighting and sound
  • Preferred vendors only

National Constitution Center is exclusively catered by Brûlée Catering, led by Chef Jean-Marie Lacroix. However, couples who prefer kosher cuisine may be able to subcontract an outside vendor through Brûlée Catering. The culinary team can provide:

  • Buffet
  • Hors d’oeuvres
  • Plated
  • Stations
  • Servers
  • Cocktail reception
  • Dessert
  • Tastings
  • Bartenders
  • Champagne toast
  • Signature drink

Other Facilities
Before the celebration, a wedding suite for up to 10 people is available. The venue will provide the wedding party with complimentary champagne, water and snacks. Guests can also enjoy on-site parking.

Other Services
Couples can host their engagement party, rehearsal dinner, ceremony and reception at this venue. The staff can provide:

  • Chair and tables
  • Barware
  • Flatware
  • Glassware
  • China
  • Linens

The National Constitution Center is dedicated to honoring the U.S. Constitution. As an interactive museum, national town hall and civic education headquarters, it opened on July 4, 2003. The Constitution Center also has one of the 12 remaining copies of the Bill of Rights on display.

The historic wedding venue is steps from Liberty Bell, The African American Museum of Philadelphia, Benjamin Franklin Museum, Franklin Square and the United States Mint. It is five minutes from the University of Pennsylvania. Philadelphia International Airport is 12 minutes away and Trenton, New Jersey is 37 minutes away.


5 out of 5
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  • Extremely professional team made the planning easy and enjoyable. On the day-of, the service was impeccable. All of our guests took note and could not stop talking about how perfect the food and service was. No negatives to report on the Constitution Center - highly recommend to anyone who wants a unique venue in a fantastic location in Philadelphia!

    Frequently Asked Questions about Venue

    Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?


    What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

    $ 5,000.00

    What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

    $ 4,250.00

    Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?


    What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

    $ 1,000.00

    What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

    $ 850.00

    Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

    Bridal Suite, Chairs, China, Clean Up, Event Planning, Flatware, Glassware, Linens, Set Up, Tables

    Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

    Cake Cutting, Dessert, Server(s), Wedding Cake

    Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

    Bartender(s), Champagne Toast, House Liquor, House Wine, Open Bar

    How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?


    Describe your venue

    Historic Building, Museum, Rooftop

    What kind of settings are available?

    Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor, Scenic Views

    Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

    Ceremony, Reception, Engagement Party, Rehearsal Dinner

    What event services do you offer?

    All Inclusive Packages, Bar Services, Cake, Catering Services, Clean Up, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Get Ready Rooms, Lighting / Sound, Preferred Vendors Only, Set Up

    What catering services do you offer?

    Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Hors d'oeuvres, Plated, Server(s), Stations, Tastings

    What bar services do you provide?

    Bartender(s), Cash Bar, Champagne Toast, House Wine, Limited Bar, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine

    What event items are available?

    Audio Equipment, Chairs, Lighting, Tables

    What food and beverage items are available?

    Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware, Linens

    What transportation and access is available?


    What months are included in your peak season?

    April, May, June, September, October, November, December

    What months are included in your off-peak season?

    January, February, July, August

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